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Aus dem Digitaltag werden Digitaltage

 

Vom 1. bis 3. November finden landesweit die von digitalswitzerland lancierten Schweizer Digitaltage statt. Das zum vierten Mal ausgetragene Grossereignis wird dieses Jahr neben den physischen Aktivitäten erstmals auch online angeboten. Dieses Jahr beteiligen sich schweizweit 60 Partner und 23 Austragungs-Standorte, doppelt so viele wie im vergangenen...

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Beekeeper secures $10 million in series B extension round

 

The extension of Beekeeper’s series B round with $10 million led by Chicago-based Energize Ventures brings the round to $60 million. The startup developed the first communication and operations platform for frontline workers. The funds will enable the company to expand its product offering.

 

 

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EIC grants to drive Swiss innovation projects forward

 

Following the new cut-off, seven Swiss startups have confirmed the receipt of grants under the European Innovation Council (EIC) programme. The startups each obtained above two million Euros to facilitate their projects.

 

 

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Startup Pitch: Building a smart ecosystem for boats

 

Two months ago, clickahoy launched its solution for smart boats, which offers owners more security, control and comfort and, thanks to the involvement of partners, also makes professional services more efficient. 40 boats are already equipped with the system and a financing round is now planned to start the growth phase.

 

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Vontobel investiert in Yapeal

 

Yapeal hat vergangene Woche seine Konto-App im Markt lanciert hat. Nun steigt das kotierte Schweizer Investmenthaus Vontobel als Investor beim Schweizer Startup ein. Vontobel nutzt Technologie und Services von Yapeal bereits seit längerem für die digitale Kontoeröffnung.

 

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4FO Ventures leads Positrigo’s CHF 3.9m series A round

 

Positrigo has raised more than CHF 6 million in blended financing, which includes a CHF 3.9 million series A round led by 4FO Ventures. The funds will be used to support the development of the start-up’s next-generation head Positron Emission Tomography system for the brain.

 

 

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European funds for Swiss start-ups

 

Three Swiss start-ups are among the beneficiaries of two EIT programs designed to support activities geared towards addressing the current pandemic and enabling continuity. SwissdeCode won in EIT Food program while Volumina Medical and Hemotune in  EIT Health.

 

 

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The first film about the Swiss deep tech startup scene

 

Outsider know little about the daily business, the troubles, sorrows and challenges of the young founders on their quest to build innovative business models that reach global success. The world of deep tech startups is the central theme of the documentary miniseries “Start-up” by director Manuel Stagars. It premieres on July 16 2020 at 4 PM.

 

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HOPR secures $1 million in a seed round

 

HOPR is a Web3 data privacy-protecting pioneer founded by two co-founders of fintech start-up Sonect. Following the launch in May, HOPR has closed an investment round of $1 million led by Binance Labs, which participated as a strategic investor. The funds will be used for further technology development and expanding the team.

 

 

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IDUN Technologies wins an additional investor

 

Just a month after the closing of its seed round with Sony, IDUN Technologies specialised in sensors for wearable devices, has received additional investment from Joyance Partners. The startup will benefit from the latter’s expertise for the development of new products.

 

 

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